Hilltop Boating Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Open to portable, non-motorized watercraft. This is due to the infestation of aquatic mussels in the lake.  Trailered motor boats may launch at Green Ridge, Stillwater and Sunset Point Boating Sites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open ONLY to non-motorized and non-trailered vessels.
Operational Hours: 24 hours
Rentals & Guides: Boats rentals are available at marina on Shadow Mountain Reservoir.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets,Parking
Fees Arapaho Nat'l Recreation Area use fee required. $5 daily fee. Annual passes available.
Permit Info: Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No over night camping. All boats are required to undergo an inspection for zebra and quagga mussels mandated by Colorado Division of Wildlife.
Closest Towns: Grand Lake, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concession operated.

General Information

Directions: Enter the town of Grand Lake and follow signs for Hilltop.

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Boat ramp non-motorized, non-trailered boats
Fee charged for some activities

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